A PROMINENT Bulilima businessman reportedly hanged himself from a tree in a bushy area following a family dispute.

Khaya Tsambani (58) who operates a general dealer shop and bottle store in Dombolefu Ward was found dead by a teenage herd boy on Wednesday afternoon.

Dombolefu Ward councillor, Mr Morgen Ndebele said Tsambani is reported to have had an altercation with his daughter-in-law a day before he took his own life.

“There is a prominent businessman and a well known war


A nurse at Fishock Home Nursing Services located in Cape Town South Africa was nabbed at the Harare International Airport while attempting to smuggle 12 kilograms of a drug believed to be used to neutralise cocaine.Leontiana Sims was arrested and taken to the Harare magistrates’ court after she was found with 12kgs of Ephedrine worth US$36 000.

Ephedrine is believed to be used by drug peddlers to neutralise cocaine.

The 31-year-old nurse admitted to the charges when she appeared


A wanted Chinese official who had fled to Zimbabwe has been arrested and repatriated to China.

The retired Chinese tax official was nabbed less than four months after he fled a corruption probe and hid in the southern African country. It is Jiangsu Province's fastest repatriation of a corrupt fugitive, provincial anti-graft officials said.

Yang Xingfu, who retired as the deputy head of Local Taxation Bureau of Nantong City in 2015, fled to Zimbabwe last December, fearing a graft


A cop has crashed into a Police Ford Ranger after he failed to negotiate a turn. He has since been fined $100.

Farai Chimboora (31), a constable who is stationed at the Plumtree Police Station was convicted on his own plea of guilty to driving without due care and attention by Plumtree magistrate Mr Joshua Mawere. He was fined $100 or sentenced to two months imprisonment in case of default.

Chimboora who was driving his own vehicle hit a police Ford Ranger that was being driven by


HOMICIDE detectives are now investigating the suspected murder of Rusape politician – Cde Nathaniel Garikayi Mhiripiri after a post-mortem done on the corpse discovered a bullet lodged in his head.

The post-mortem was done on Tuesday by a pathologist at Harare Hospital.

Cde Mhiripiri (67), who was the Zanu-PF Manicaland provincial secretary for labour and production, was found dead at his Abeid Farm, 12km on the outskirts of Rusape, last week on Tuesday after going missing for three


A landmark ruling by a judge of the high court of Zimbabwe that a law that protects government assets from seizure by creditors is unconstitutional makes it possible for those owed by the government to seize anything, lawyers say.

This includes President Robert Mugabe’s desk and “Zim-One”, his official car, a Mercedes-Benz S600 Pullman Guard armoured limousine.

Last week, Justice Judith Mushore ruled that a section of the State Liabilities Act that puts government assets


    A 26 year old Masvingo woman says she is in serious trouble with the ghosts of nine men who she allegedly killed from an apparent spell cast on her called Runyoka or ulunyoka.

    Narrating her ordeal, Felistaus Jenje (26) said she believes that the spell was cast when her husband, who she customarily married in 2008, forced her to close an okapi knife he had opened while he was accusing her of being a prostitute. She is convinced that the knife was cursed


PRISON break in the name of salvation!

A jailbird who escaped from prison in the middle of a 28-month sentence at Whawha Prison was re-arrested at a prophet’s shrine seeking deliverance a day later.

Kelvin Nyoni escaped from two prison officials on 8 March while fetching firewood with other prisoners at a forest nearby.

His run from the law didn’t last as he was re-arrested at a religious camp in the Pfende area of Gweru on the following day.

A source told B-Metro that a


A Gutu pastor, who gave a married congregant an underwear gift, has been fined a beast (alternatively US$400), by Chief Nyamandi of Masvingo.

Innocent Bhera tried to fight his innocence all the way to the High Court but still lost the case and is now left with no option but to pay the fine.

Bhera was dragged to Chief Nyamandi’s court in Gutu district of Masvingo after giving Leonard Machingauta’s wife a wrapped parcel, which he asked her not to open until she was alone.


PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s son-in-law, Simba Chikore, has effectively taken control of Mugabe’s close security unit (CSU) amid concerns that the long-time leader’s protection could be compromised, national security sources revealed.

The development comes at a time Chikore has also taken over the day-to-day running of ailing flag carrier Air Zimbabwe, (AirZim) relegating chief executive officer Ripton Muzenda to a figurehead.

As Mugabe, 93, becomes increasingly sensitive


There was drama at Manor Hotel in Bulawayo after a woman who had been presumed dead after collapsing while allegedly having se_x suddenly woke up just after police officers had put her body into a coffin.

The incident occurred on Tuesday last week at about 12pm. Sources said the woman woke up saying: “You want to kill me, you want to kill me.”

A number of people who had gathered to witness the woman’s “dead” body being removed from a room at the hotel


GOGO Flora Skhosana thought love had left her life forever when her husband died 10 years ago.

But today the 80-year-old from Mohlakeng kasi, near Harrismith in the Free State, has a Ben 10 who makes her feel like a young woman again.

Talking about her 34-year-old boyfriend Morena Sethole, she said: “He is my superman in bed. He’s a hot bonker and I love him so much.”

Gogo Flora said she started dating Morena two years ago and although he was unemployed, she hoped


Mighty Warriors striker, Kudakwashe Bhasopo, says she has repented from ho_mose_xual tendencies after her oral se_x act with a Highfield woman leaked. Bhasopo is seen taking the role of a man as she engages in oral se_x with Fungai believed to be a lady of the night.

An impeccable source told h-metro that Bhasopo had a misunderstanding with Fungai forcing the latter to leak the po_rnographic video. Contacted for comment, Fungai confirmed her illicit affair with Bhasopo brushing away


Police yesterday swooped again on Arnold Farm and pulled down over 50 homes allegedly to pave way for First Lady Grace Mugabe, who reportedly wants to expand her business empire in Mazowe.Some of the affected villagers — who were expected to leave a thriving maize crop after a season of plentiful rains — said over a dozen police officers stormed the farm yesterday morning and continued with demolitions of villagers’ houses to force them off the land.

They claimed that the


Zanu-PF national political commissar Cde Saviour Kasukuwere and his sidekick Harare provincial commissar Cde Shadreck Mashayamombe have been accused of attempting to sabotage last Wednesday’s protests by members of the Women’s League.

Members of the Women’s League held demonstrations across the country’s 10 provinces demanding the ouster of the organ’s national deputy chairperson Cde Eunice Sandi Moyo and treasurer Cde Sarah Mahoka.

The two national executive


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